Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

This edition includes events occurring during the month of December.

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 – Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday

Art Exhibition: Rozz-Tox Poster Archives (St. Ambrose University)

The Morrissey Gallery will feature promotional poster art for past events at Rock Island's cafe/music/art venue Rozz-Tox.

Free and open to public

The gallery is located inside the main entrance of the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard

For more information, call 563-333-6444 or go to

Saturday, Dec. 6

7 p.m.

Concert: An Ambrosian Christmas (St. Ambrose University)

A sacred concert celebrating the Advent and the Christmas season, featuring the University Chorale and Chamber Singers.

Free and open to public

Christ the King Chapel on the SAU campus 

For more information, contact Terri Flynn at 563/333-6001.

Sunday, Dec. 7

10:30 a.m. – Feast of Saint Ambrose Mass

11:30 a.m. – McMullen Award presentation and reception

St. Ambrose University will celebrate its patron saint with a special Mass, followed by presentation of the McMullen Award, named in honor of SAU's founder, Bishop John McMullen, and presented to individuals who embody the university’s mission of enriching the lives of others. 

Free and open to the public

Christ the King Chapel on the SAU campus

For more information, call 800-SAU-ALUM or email

Sunday, Dec. 7

4 p.m.

Lecture and Panel Discussion: ‘Birthday of a Book: A Venetian Edition of Saint Ambrose’s “de Officiis”’ (at St. Ambrose University)

An interdisciplinary panel will discuss a book written by Saint Ambrose and published Dec. 4, 1514 C.E. Guest scholar Brian Berni will also present his translation of four pages of handwritten marginalia, written by several owners of the book.

Free and open to the public

Christ the King Chapel on the SAU campus

For more information, contact Ethan Gannnaway at 563-333-5823.